Coal Bulk Storage – Larger and safer coal storage


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This article presents the aspects of coal storage, which are currently in the limelight and some improvements.  Currently Thermal power is the “largest” source of power in India. There are different types of Thermal power plants based on the fuel used to generate the steam such as coal, gas, and Diesel. More than 62% of India’s electricity demand is met through the vast coal reserve alone.


In Material Handling unitor coal handling Plants/Unit, Majority of these stockpiles are openly stored with various kinds of stackers and reclaimers. This type of open storage poses both environmental and functional loss. This article will discuss the storage methods for the stockpiles.

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Spatial structure / Coal Storage Shed is a suitable solution to address the issues listed above. It is highly specialized and comes with the following advantages.